Nearly �115billion has been wiped off the value of Britain's leading companies since the start of August in the worst month for savers for more than three years.
Inmarsat, the UK satellite operator, launched a spacecraft on Friday that completes global internet coverage for a network it believes will offer customers faster connections at far lower costs than previously possible.
With market turbulence casting a cloud over the outlook for US monetary policy, a senior Federal Reserve official strove on Friday to keep the option of an interest rate rise alive at September's key meeting.
David Cameron and his wife Samantha have a coffee outside the Galleon Beach Cafe following an early morning swim in Polzeath. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images.
Brazil's economy officially slipped into recession in the second quarter as high inflation, plummeting consumer confidence and a roiling corruption scandal led gross domestic product to contract 1.9 per cent from the previous quarter.